Starting in late June
every Thursday evening through Labor Day at 9:45 pm on the beach
next to The Pier. Sponsored by Palace Playland, Village Park, The Pier,
and other local businesses.
Ocean Park Association
Concerts most Sunday
evenings. Chautauqua Weeks inspirational services. Concerts and movies at
the Temple. Call 934-9068 for complete listings.
- January 1st 20th
Annual Lobster Dip
or join in as over 300 participants dip into the chilly waters as a
fundraiser to benefit Special Olympics Maine. On the beach in front of
the Brunswick Hotel. Sponsored by the Portland Rugby Club. 207-879-0489
- May 30 - Memorial
The Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion of
Old Orchard Beach co-host this 1:00 pm annual parade.
- June 25 -
7th Annual Cpt. Christopher S. Cash Memorial 5K and 2.5 Mile
Time of un: 8:30 am. Walk 8:40 am. Kid's Fun Run 7:45
- Start/Finish at E. Emerson Cummings
Blvd. (behind OOB Police Station) All proceeds benefit
the Captain Christopher S. Cash Memorial Scholarship
Fund. Call 207-934-2360
July 3 - 5 - Parade and 22th Annual Sandcastle
Contest - Ocean Park
- Come enjoy a parade and band concert
with line and square dancing. Sandcastle contest on the beach. Fun for
the entire family.
- July 4 - Fireworks
In The Square
On the beach next to the Old Orchard
- July 8 10 - 11th Annual Greek
- Weekend long festival
celebrating homemade Greek food, pastries, music and dancing. Church
tours, bookstore, crafts and many activities for children. Live Greek
band on Friday and Saturday evening. Fun for the whole family. St.
Demetrios Orthodox church in Saco. 207-284-5651.
- July 23th - Annual Seaside Arts and Crafts
Art in Memorial Park featuring numerous Maine and New England
artists work on display for sale and judging. Entertainment by the
Salvation Army Band and a barbershop quartet. Proceeds to benefit
the Libby Memorial Library Building Fund. Rain date 7/24.
- July 1- August 19 - Weekly Concerts in the Park
- Concerts every
Thursday evening beginning at 6:00 pm in Memorial Park. Bring your
blanket, lawn chair and picnic while listening to bluegrass, country,
folk and other assorted music venues. 207-394-0860
- July 30
August 5 - Salvation Army Pier Ministry
- Week long evening
entertainment in the square featuring vocalists, magicians, bilingual
speakers, bands and other entertainment. Parade of witness. 13th
annual golf tournament. Volleyball beach blast.
- August 6
Illumination Night -
- Ocean Park community lights their
homes during the 21st annual Festival of Lights. Band concert and
strawberry shortcake are special favorites during this event.
28th Annual Beach Olympics
- Three days of fun competition,
music, displays and a presentation to benefit Special Olympics Maine.
Held on the beach in the Square and surrounding area. All are welcome.
Sponsered by Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution & Town of Old Orchard
- August 20
Annual 5k Race
- Enjoy a kid's "fun run" or adult 5k
through town with T-shirts and medals for the kids and other awards for
divisional winners. All are welcome.
- September 10
Tri-State Fishing Tournament
- Catch and release for striped bass
and blue fish on the beach. 508-866-4815
- September 10
Bikefest On The Pier
showcase with live music, a giant pig roast and vendors. Ride you
motorcycle on the pier! Hundreds of motorcycles on display.
- September 16
Annual Car Show
- Car show with many divisions,
entertainment, trophies and awards, parade and an evening party. Great
family fun for all at Memorial Park. Sponsored by Saco & Biddeford
Savings Institution & Town of Old Orchard Beach.
- December 5
Annual Christmas by the Sea
- Annual tree-lighting
event with free horse drawn hay wagon rides, face painting,
entertainment, hot chocolate and food. Frosty, Rudolph, Santas head Elf
are on hand. Bonfire and caroling on the beach and holiday bazaar. Have
your picture take with Santa and Mrs. Claus who arrive on a fire engine
making this a very special tradition and holiday event.
- Event schedule subject to
change without notice.
For additional information on events please contact the Old Orchard
Beach Chamber of Commerce at 207-934-2500 or email :